Is the U.S. Health Care System Making Us Sick?

Is the U.S. Health Care System Making Us Sick?

The United States spends more than any other country on health care. In 2018, we spent 17% of our gross domestic product on health care. This is almost twice as much as the average industrialized country and over three times the percent of our GDP in 1960. The U.S....

Governments Accountable to God for Poor’s Care

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of co-authoring an op-ed with Missouri Governor Jay Nixon titled “Standing in the Gap for Working Missourians.” It was written in support of providing health coverage to 300,000 working Missourians through the expansion...

White House Signals Backtrack on Contraception Rule

(RNS) White House advisors, including one of President Obama’s top faith consultants, are signaling a potential compromise on a controversial new mandate that requires some religious institutions to cover contraception costs for employees.   David Axelrod, a...

Evangelicals Side with Catholics on Insurance Mandate

WASHINGTON (RNS) Catholics who have pushed back against a White House policy that would require many religious insurers to cover contraception are getting a high-profile assist from dozens of evangelical leaders. “We write in solidarity, but separately—to stress that...